Project Case Studies

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Below is an archive of project case studies; each one is a designer’s vision to ignite change in the world through creative problem solving. We aim to bring big ideas such as these out of the studio and into the community to inspire like-minded changemakers. Projects are posted by Design Ignites Change participants and award applicants.

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$300 Hybrid House

University of Southern California School of Architecture

The basic concept of the design is to utilize the same materials that are typically found in slum housing. The house is a hybrid compressed earth b... more ⇒

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The Green River Newspaper

The Green River Newspaper is a community print project made in collaboration with the people of Green River, Utah. By working primarily wi... more ⇒

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L.A. Earthquake (Designmatters)

Art Center College of Design

The Los Angeles Earthquake: Get Ready was a multimedia public safety campaign and sourcebook initiative created and led by Designmatters... more ⇒

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The Grand Assembly

School of Visual Arts

The Grand Assembly is a curated online community showcasing a generation of 60 and older creatives to a wider audience through their craft and li... more ⇒

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Community-Designed Grocery Store Vision

By surveying hyper-local communities, our project seeks to incite in residents a vision of a community-driven grocery store ... more ⇒